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Afghan Leader Welcomes Expanded U.S. Military Role17m Afghan Leader Welcomes Expanded U.S. Military Role
The Wall Street Journal
President Ashraf Ghani praises the Trump administration’s new approach in Afghanistan, while Pakistani officials say Trump was wrong to blame their country for America’s failures there.
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Divers Discover Remains of Sailors in U.S. Ship17m Divers Discover Remains of Sailors in U.S. Ship
The Wall Street Journal
At least one body and other unidentified remains have been found, as the search for 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain extends into a second night.
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Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?25m Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?
The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. and South Korea wrapped up fruitless talks over a trade agreement that protectionist Washington blames for an imbalance requiring the pact’s amendment or termination.
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29m Bodies of some of 10 missing sailors found on Navy ship after collision
ABC News
Divers were able to locate some remains in flooded ship compartments.
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Divers Find Remains in Search of U.S. Navy Ship Damaged in Collision51m Divers Find Remains in Search of U.S. Navy Ship Damaged in Collision
The New York Times
Ten sailors have been missing since the Navy destroyer John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker on Monday near Singapore.
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Trump’s Request for India’s Help in Afghanistan Rattles Pakistan51m Trump’s Request for India’s Help in Afghanistan Rattles Pakistan
The New York Times
Military and intelligence officials in Islamabad said the new U.S. strategy might worsen relations between the countries.
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Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?54m Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?
The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. and South Korea wrapped up fruitless talks over a trade agreement that protectionist Washington blames for an imbalance requiring the pact’s amendment or termination.
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U.S. Steps Up Actions Against Chinese Firms Aiding North Korea57m U.S. Steps Up Actions Against Chinese Firms Aiding North Korea
The Wall Street Journal
U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing new actions targeting Chinese firms that are critical financial conduits for North Korea’s government, according to people familiar with the matter.
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1h 1m Pence says Confederate statues are state, local decision
ABC News
Vice President Mike Pence says state and local authorities should make decisions about Confederate statues, and he calls himself "someone who believes in more monuments, not less monuments.''
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Spanish Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver1h 2m Spanish Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver
The Wall Street Journal
Spanish authorities said on Monday police shot the man they suspect of being the driver in Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, after confronting him outside the city wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest.
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Divers Discover Remains of Sailors in U.S. Ship1h 7m Divers Discover Remains of Sailors in U.S. Ship
The Wall Street Journal
At least one body and other unidentified remains have been found, as the search for 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain extends into a second night.
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Trump Takes New Tack in Afghanistan Fight1h 14m Updated Trump Takes New Tack in Afghanistan Fight
The Wall Street Journal
President Donald Trump, long a critic of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan, is acceding to top advisers and will deploy additional forces there as well as pressure Pakistan to do more to fight extremism.
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1h 16m WATCH: Solar eclipse lights up social media
ABC News
NASA's livestream racked up 28 million views on Facebook.
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1h 24m Trump Sets U.S. Strategy but No ‘Blank Check’ for Afghan War
The New York Times
The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success.
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1h 26m Updated Remains of sailors found after Navy ship collision
ABC News
Divers were able to locate some remains in sealed compartments.
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Divers Discover Remains in Search for Missing Sailors From USS John S. McCain1h 42m Divers Discover Remains in Search for Missing Sailors From USS John S. McCain
The Wall Street Journal
At least one body and other unidentified remains have been found, as the search for 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain extends into a second night.
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Russia Detains Theater Director, Adding to Fears of a Crackdown1h 47m Russia Detains Theater Director, Adding to Fears of a Crackdown
The New York Times
Kirill S. Serebrennikov leads the Gogol Center, one of the most prominent and progressive artistic venues in Moscow.
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Russia Detains Theater Director, Adding to Fears of a Crackdown1h 47m Russia Detains Theater Director, Adding to Fears of a Crackdown
The New York Times
Kirill S. Serebrennikov leads the Gogol Center, one of the most prominent and progressive artistic venues in Moscow.
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European Populists Who Aped Brexit and Trump Rethink Their Approach1h 57m Updated European Populists Who Aped Brexit and Trump Rethink Their Approach
The Wall Street Journal
Many officials think their attempt to associate with the U.K. and the U.S. undermined what was supposed to be a banner year. A recovering economy has also hurt their arguments—for now.
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1h 59m Updated Official: US ship lost control before collision
CNN
The USS John S. McCain suffered a "steering casualty" as the warship was beginning its approach into the Strait of Malacca, near Singapore, causing it to collide with a commercial tanker Monday, a US Navy official told CNN.
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1h 59m WATCH: Drone flies over waters where USS McCain collided with tanker
ABC News
A Navy destroyer, the USS John S. McCain, collided with a commercial vessel east of Singapore early Monday morning. Ships filled the waters, searching for the missing 10 sailors.
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2h Updated Headless torso found in hunt for missing reporter
CNN
Danish police searching for missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall say they have found a headless torso in Copenhagen.
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Trump’s Request for India’s Help in Afghanistan Rattles Pakistan2h Trump’s Request for India’s Help in Afghanistan Rattles Pakistan
The New York Times
Military and intelligence officials in Islamabad said the new U.S. strategy might worsen relations between the countries.
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2h Activist Confesses to Subversion in Chinese Show Trial
The New York Times
After spending months in secret detention, a prominent human rights attorney confessed to trying to overthrow the government of China.
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Divers Find Remains in Search of U.S. Navy Ship Damaged in Collision2h Updated Divers Find Remains in Search of U.S. Navy Ship Damaged in Collision
The New York Times
Ten sailors have been missing since the Navy destroyer John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker on Monday near Singapore.
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Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?2h Updated Can the U.S. Scrap Its Trade Deal With South Korea?
The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. and South Korea wrapped up fruitless talks over a trade agreement that protectionist Washington blames for an imbalance requiring the pact’s amendment or termination.
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2h Navy: Bodies have been found after USS McCain collision
ABC News
The divers were able to locate some remains in sealed compartments on board.
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2h Updated 42 injured in train collision outside of Philadelphia
ABC News
The incident happened just after midnight in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
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The Breakdown: Crown Prince of Denmark Turned Away From Australian Bar for Lack of ID2h The Breakdown: Crown Prince of Denmark Turned Away From Australian Bar for Lack of ID
The New York Times
The episode has drawn attention to a new state law that has angered bar owners and patrons by requiring that identification cards be scanned to gain entry.
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2h Hundreds dead, more than 24M affected by floods
CNN
More than 700 people are believed to have been killed in massive floods and landslides that have rocked Bangladesh, India and Nepal this month, aid workers say.
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Deadly Earthquake Hits Italian Island of Ischia3h Deadly Earthquake Hits Italian Island of Ischia
The New York Times
The temblor caused significant damage to the towns of Casamicciola and Lacco Ameno, where two people were killed after some buildings crumbled.
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3h Infant rescued from wreckage after deadly quake in Italy
ABC News
A 4.0-mag quake ripped through the resort island of Ischia, killing 2 people.
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3h Infant rescued from wreckage after deadly quake in Italy
ABC News
A 4.0-mag quake ripped through the resort island of Ischia, killing 2 people.
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U.S. Soldier Who Defected to North Korea in 1962 Has Died, His Sons Say3h Updated U.S. Soldier Who Defected to North Korea in 1962 Has Died, His Sons Say
The New York Times
James Dresnok, whose North Korean-born sons say he died in November, crossed the Demilitarized Zone in 1962.
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3h Baby pulled from Italy quake rubble
CNN
Rescue workers pulled a baby from the debris of a collapsed building after a deadly earthquake struck the Italian island of Ischia.
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Rare white baby koala born at Australian zoo4h Rare white baby koala born at Australian zoo
Sky News
A rare white koala has been born at Australia Zoo in Queensland - and the search is on for a perfect name.
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Spanish Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver4h Spanish Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver
The Wall Street Journal
Spanish authorities said on Monday police shot the man they suspect of being the driver in Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, after confronting him outside the city wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest.
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Emmanuel Macron Loses Support, Endangering Bid to Ease Labor Rules4h Emmanuel Macron Loses Support, Endangering Bid to Ease Labor Rules
The Wall Street Journal
As the young French president sets out to shake up France’s rigid labor market, the young president is losing the public support he may need to weather protests by the country’s powerful unions.
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China: USS McCain Collision Shows U.S. Naval Patrols Are Threat to Safety4h China: USS McCain Collision Shows U.S. Naval Patrols Are Threat to Safety
The Wall Street Journal
China’s response to a U.S. warship’s collision with a cargo vessel off Singapore carried a vibe of vindication for its past warnings about a rising American military presence in Asian waters.
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5h Dozens killed in airstrikes on Syrian city of Raqqa
ABC News
Syrian state media and opposition activists report airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians
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Divisive Monuments? Put Them All in a Taiwan Park5h Divisive Monuments? Put Them All in a Taiwan Park
The New York Times
Thousands of statues of a former dictator were erected across Taiwan. Getting rid of them hasn’t been easy.
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6h Heart transplant boy dies on first day of school
CNN
Peyton West's parents would never have thought that his first day of school this year was going to be his last.
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China: USS McCain Collision Shows U.S. Naval Patrols Are Threat to Safety6h Updated China: USS McCain Collision Shows U.S. Naval Patrols Are Threat to Safety
The Wall Street Journal
China’s response to a U.S. warship’s collision with a cargo vessel off Singapore carried a vibe of vindication for its past warnings about a rising American military presence in Asian waters.
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6h Could new railway put Laos on the map?
CNN
Golden temples, Mekong River cruises, mighty waterfalls, and nearly two dozen national parks.
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6h Baby rescued from rubble on quake-hit Italian resort island
ABC News
Firefighters overnight freed a 7-month-old baby from the rubble of a house where he had been trapped with his family following a 4.0-magnitude quake on the Italian resort island of Ischia, and continued to work to rescue his two brothers
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Surviving terror suspects appear in court in Spain6h Surviving terror suspects appear in court in Spain
Sky News
Four men arrested in connection with the deaths of 15 people in the twin vehicle terror attacks in Spain have appeared in court.
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6h Trump announces plan to increase US presence in Afghanistan
ABC News
The president addressed the nation about his Afghanistan strategy Monday night.
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Baby rescued from Italy earthquake rubble6h Baby rescued from Italy earthquake rubble
Sky News
A baby has been pulled alive from the rubble of a house after an earthquake struck the Italian holiday island of Ischia.
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6h Train crash leaves at least 30 injured in US
Sky News
More than 30 people have been injured in a train crash at a station in suburban Philadelphia.
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For Asians Used to North Korean Threats, Guam Is Still a Getaway6h For Asians Used to North Korean Threats, Guam Is Still a Getaway
The New York Times
The island’s tourist trade has remained strong, aided by visitors from places like Japan and South Korea, where the threat from North Korea is old news.
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6h Updated Total solar eclipse wows crowds across the US
ABC News
A total solar eclipse has begun in parts of Oregon, with the moon casting a shadow on Earth, darkening the sky and dropping temperatures.
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7h 33 injured in train collision outside of Philadelphia
ABC News
The incident happened just after midnight in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
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7h Updated Trump announces plan to increase US presence in Afghanistan
ABC News
The president addressed the nation about his Afghanistan strategy Monday night.
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Divisive Monuments? Put Them All in a Taiwan Park7h Divisive Monuments? Put Them All in a Taiwan Park
The New York Times
Thousands of statues of a former dictator were erected across Taiwan. Getting rid of them hasn’t been easy.
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Germany Condemns Detention of Turkish-Born Writer in Spain7h Germany Condemns Detention of Turkish-Born Writer in Spain
The New York Times
Germany does not believe the writer, Dogan Akhanli, will be extradited to Turkey after Spanish police arrested him on a warrant issued by Ankara.
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7h China Says McCain Collision Shows U.S. Naval Patrols Are Threat to Safety
The Wall Street Journal
China’s response to a U.S. warship’s collision with a cargo vessel off Singapore carried a vibe of vindication for its past warnings about a rising American military presence in Asian waters.
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Pope’s Planned Visit to Myanmar Risks Stoking Religious Tensions7h Pope’s Planned Visit to Myanmar Risks Stoking Religious Tensions
The New York Times
Some hard-line Buddhist nationalists have warned Pope Francis against using the visit to champion the Rohingya, the persecuted Muslim minority.
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Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing8h Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing
The Wall Street Journal
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Navy is beginning a review of a spate of recent collisions, while search-and-rescue teams found no trace of 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain as night fell and stormy conditions closed in Monday.
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Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing8h Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing
The Wall Street Journal
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Navy is beginning a review of a spate of recent collisions, while search-and-rescue teams found no trace of 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain as night fell and stormy conditions closed in Monday.
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9h Trump reins in the rhetoric in Afghanistan u-turn
Sky News
After arguably one of the most difficult weeks in his young presidency, Donald Trump addressed the nation and troops in a prime time slot from Fort Myer in Arlington as Commander in Chief.
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Portugal Dominated Angola for Centuries. Now the Roles Are Reversed.9h Portugal Dominated Angola for Centuries. Now the Roles Are Reversed.
The New York Times
Money flowing into Portugal is coming from a former colony. And while Angola is often cited for corruption, Portugal has been singled out for its laxness in reining in money laundering.
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U.S. Steps Up Actions Against Chinese Firms Aiding North Korea9h Updated U.S. Steps Up Actions Against Chinese Firms Aiding North Korea
The Wall Street Journal
U.S. federal prosecutors are preparing new actions targeting Chinese firms that are critical financial conduits for North Korea’s government, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Portugal Dominated Angola for Centuries. Now the Roles Are Reversed.9h Updated Portugal Dominated Angola for Centuries. Now the Roles Are Reversed.
The New York Times
Money flowing into Portugal is coming from a former colony. And while Angola is often cited for corruption, Portugal has been singled out for its laxness in reining in money laundering.
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After Dangerous Collisions, Navy Will Pause for Safety Check9h Updated After Dangerous Collisions, Navy Will Pause for Safety Check
The New York Times
A crash involving the destroyer John S. McCain near Singapore raises questions about Navy safety two months after a similar collision killed seven people.
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9h Updated Anger over rally violence boils over in Charlottesville
ABC News
Anger boiled over Monday at the first Charlottesville City Council meeting since a white nationalist rally in the city descended into violent chaos
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As Trump Rolls Out War Plan, Taliban Are Gaining10h As Trump Rolls Out War Plan, Taliban Are Gaining
The New York Times
As Taliban insurgents overrun more districts, and kill an average 31 soldiers a day, will a few thousand more troops prevail in Afghanistan?
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10h Updated US President also calls on India to do more for Afghanistan
CNN
US President Donald Trump had tough words for Pakistan Monday, as he attempted to steer a new approach on Afghanistan.
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Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing10h Updated Navy to Pause Operations, Probe Collisions, With 10 Sailors Missing
The Wall Street Journal
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the Navy is beginning a review of a spate of recent collisions, while search-and-rescue teams found no trace of 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain as night fell and stormy conditions closed in Monday.
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News Analysis: South Korea Faces an Uncomfortable Reality: A Nuclear Neighbor10h Updated News Analysis: South Korea Faces an Uncomfortable Reality: A Nuclear Neighbor
The New York Times
A pre-emptive strike on North Korea is a nonstarter in the South, but the nation’s leaders are still grappling with what options that leaves them.
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News Analysis: Trump’s Strategy May Help in Afghanistan, but Few Expect ‘Outright Victory’10h Updated News Analysis: Trump’s Strategy May Help in Afghanistan, but Few Expect ‘Outright Victory’
The New York Times
Additional troops are likely to help on the battlefield, but other parts of the president’s strategy, including putting pressure on Pakistan, are unproven.
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Cambridge University Press to Restore Articles on Chinese Website10h Updated Cambridge University Press to Restore Articles on Chinese Website
The Wall Street Journal
Following a global backlash, the publishing house of Cambridge University plans to republish hundreds of articles on its Chinese site that it had previously blocked at the behest of Beijing.
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11h Updated Trump Sets U.S. Strategy but No ‘Blank Check’ for Afghan War
The New York Times
The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success.
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Eclipse, Spain, Singapore: Your Monday Evening Briefing11h Eclipse, Spain, Singapore: Your Monday Evening Briefing
The New York Times
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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11h Updated Trump announces plan to increase U.S. presence in Afghanistan
ABC News
The president addressed the nation about his Afghanistan strategy Monday night.
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Angry Trump Grilled His Generals About Troop Increase, Then Gave In11h Angry Trump Grilled His Generals About Troop Increase, Then Gave In
The New York Times
The president, who had called for American withdrawal from Afghanistan before he took office, in the end accepted a “big military” approach as the only viable option.
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11h Updated After Criticism, Publisher Reverses Decision to Bow to China’s Censors
The New York Times
Cambridge University Press said it will reinstate immediately all 315 papers it had cut from the version of its journal China Quarterly that can be read on its website in China.
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12h Full Transcript and Video: Trump’s Speech on Afghanistan
The New York Times
President Trump addressed the nation from Fort Myer military base in Arlington, Va., about his military plan for Afghanistan.
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Trump Ups the Ante in Afghanistan Fight12h Trump Ups the Ante in Afghanistan Fight
The Wall Street Journal
President Donald Trump, long a critic of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan, is acceding to top advisers and will deploy additional forces there as well as pressure Pakistan to do more to fight extremism.
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Eclipse, Spain, Singapore: Your Monday Evening Briefing12h Updated Eclipse, Spain, Singapore: Your Monday Evening Briefing
The New York Times
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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12h Trump begins speech by addressing wounds at home
CNN
BREAKING: President Donald Trump on Monday laid out several of the goals in Afghanistan, saying US troops "will fight to win" and "from now on victory will have a clear definition."
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Germany Condemns Detention of Turkish-Born Writer in Spain12h Germany Condemns Detention of Turkish-Born Writer in Spain
The New York Times
Germany does not believe the writer, Dogan Akhanli, will be extradited to Turkey after Spanish police arrested him on a warrant issued by Ankara.
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12h Trump Sets U.S. Strategy for Afghan War
The New York Times
The president embraced deepened American involvement in a nearly 16-year-old war, but he did not say how many troops would be committed or how he would judge success.
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Angry Trump Grilled His Generals About Troop Increase, Then Gave In13h Updated Angry Trump Grilled His Generals About Troop Increase, Then Gave In
The New York Times
The president, who had called for American withdrawal from Afghanistan before he took office, in the end accepted a “big military” approach as the only viable option.
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13h Updated What Trump has said about Afghanistan
ABC News
He delivers a speech on Afghanistan policy tonight.
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Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police13h Updated Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police
The New York Times
Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, had been the target of an international search. He was shot in Subirats, a village west of Barcelona.
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Spanish Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver13h Updated Spanish Police Shoot and Kill Suspected Terror Van Driver
The Wall Street Journal
Spanish authorities said on Monday police shot the man they suspect of being the driver in Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, after confronting him outside the city wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest.
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Italy quake kills one and injures 25 on Ischia13h Italy quake kills one and injures 25 on Ischia
Sky News
At least one person has died, and several are trapped under rubble after a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Naples.
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14h Updated Total solar eclipse 2017: Best photos from around the country
ABC News
Here are some of the best photos from around the country of Monday's total solar eclipse and people enjoying the astronomical event.
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14h US Navy wants answers for warship collision
CNN
As search teams look for 10 American sailors missing after a Navy warship collided with a commercial tanker Monday east of Singapore -- the latest in a series of similar incidents in the Pacific -- the US defense brass wants answers.
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14h Updated Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead
ABC News
An earthquake has rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others, including children, under collapsed homes
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14h Candy burqas challenge cultural stereotypes
CNN
The image of a veiled woman has become one of the most politically charged images of our time. The head-to-toe burqa, with a slit only for the eyes, is the most controversial of all the modes of veiling from a non-Muslim point of view.
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Chilean Tribunal Weighs In: Some Abortions Will Now Be Legal14h Chilean Tribunal Weighs In: Some Abortions Will Now Be Legal
The New York Times
The Constitutional Tribunal ruled that a law that authorizes abortion in limited circumstances, such as danger to the mother’s life or rape, may take effect.
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14h Collins unsure if Trump will be 2020 nominee
CNN
Sen. Susan Collins, a moderate Republican, said Monday that she was unsure whether President Donald Trump would be her party's nominee for president again in 2020.
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Instant divorce system questioned in India15h Instant divorce system questioned in India
Sky News
For years Shayara Bano dreaded the word talaq (divorce) until it finally came to her via post.
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15h 16 years, thousands dead, no end in sight
CNN
America's longest war continues to trudge on and the bodies continue to pile up.
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Danish Submarine Inventor Says He Buried Swedish Journalist at Sea15h Updated Danish Submarine Inventor Says He Buried Swedish Journalist at Sea
The New York Times
Peter Madsen, who has changed his version of the events, has been charged with the involuntary manslaughter of Kim Wall.
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EDINBURGH JOURNAL: Edinburgh’s Fringe, Now 70, Is Having Growing Pains15h Updated EDINBURGH JOURNAL: Edinburgh’s Fringe, Now 70, Is Having Growing Pains
The New York Times
Edinburgh’s Fringe festival has become the world’s biggest arts extravaganza. Some say it is too big, too costly and maybe even too funny.
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15h Trump lays way to boosting Afghanistan troops
Sky News
Donald Trump has laid the way for an increase in US troops in Afghanistan, vowing he would "fight to win" America's longest war.
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16h Updated After Big Ben Rings Out, the Sound of Silence in London
The New York Times
Britain’s most famous bell will be largely quiet for the next four years while the tower in which it is housed is renovated.
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16h Updated Barcelona attack: Suspected van driver Younes Abouyaaqoub shot dead
CNN
The man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring 120 others when he plowed his van into crowds of people in Barcelona on Thursday has been identified by Catalan authorities as Younes Abouyaaqoub.
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16h Updated Trump to Americans: Trust me on Afganistan
CNN
Donald Trump will ask Americans Monday to trust him on his new Afghanistan strategy, exercising a president's most somber duty, a decision on waging war, at a time when his own political standing is deeply compromised.
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Headless body found in search for journalist17h Headless body found in search for journalist
Sky News
A woman's headless torso has been found by Danish police investigating the disappearance of a Swedish journalist.
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These Graduates Throw Themselves, Not Caps, in the Air17h These Graduates Throw Themselves, Not Caps, in the Air
The New York Times
Scouts from Russia and beyond hunt for talent at the year-end Moscow Circus School shows.
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17h Updated 10 sailors missing after US warship collides with oil tanker
CNN
Ten US Navy sailors are missing after a US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore early Monday, the fourth accident in Asian waters involving a US warship in 2017.
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Trump to Unveil Afghanistan Strategy in Televised Address17h Updated Trump to Unveil Afghanistan Strategy in Televised Address
The Wall Street Journal
President Donald Trump will give a nationally televised address Monday night to unveil his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, the White House said, and that might mean 4,000 more troops being sent over.
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17h Updated WATCH: The Trump family watches the total solar eclipse together
ABC News
Donald, Melania and Barron Trump stepped outside the White House to watch the total solar eclipse.
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Navy to Suspend Operations in Global Safety Check After Second Deadly Collision17h Navy to Suspend Operations in Global Safety Check After Second Deadly Collision
The New York Times
A crash involving the destroyer John S. McCain near Singapore raises questions about Navy safety two months after a similar collision killed seven people.
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18h Nigerian President silent on mystery illness
CNN
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered a public speech for the first time since returning from three months of medical treatment in the UK.
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U.S. Sharply Curtails Visa Services in Russia18h Updated U.S. Sharply Curtails Visa Services in Russia
The New York Times
Citing staffing cutbacks ordered by the Kremlin, the embassy said that documents would be issued only in Moscow, and that processing would take six months.
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18h Updated Tribute to Jerry Lewis: A legacy bigger than comedy
CNN
Jerry Lewis was indisputably an entertainment legend and comedy giant, yet also a complex and polarizing figure -- one whose often-contradictory career went through various stages, and whose appreciation waxed and waned across the times and even geographic locales.
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Finland Attack Suspect, a Moroccan Youth, Was Flagged for Extremist Views18h Updated Finland Attack Suspect, a Moroccan Youth, Was Flagged for Extremist Views
The New York Times
The authorities said they had been tipped off about the 18-year-old, identified as Abderrahman Mechkah, but the information had not been treated as a priority.
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18h Updated Teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slender Man attack
ABC News
One of two teenagers charged with stabbing a classmate to impress a fictitious character called Slender Man has decided to plead guilty to a lesser charge
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Jailing of Hong Kong Protesters Revives Pro-Democracy Movement18h Jailing of Hong Kong Protesters Revives Pro-Democracy Movement
The Wall Street Journal
A successful appeal by Hong Kong’s government that put three prominent activists behind bars is having an unintended consequence: reinvigorating the city’s jaded pro-democracy movement.
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Great Wall Motor of China Sets Its Sights on Jeep18h Updated Great Wall Motor of China Sets Its Sights on Jeep
The New York Times
A deal would give the Chinese auto industry a foothold abroad and help it become an industry force. But Fiat Chrysler said there had been no overtures.
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Rescuers Seek 10 Missing Sailors After U.S. Navy Ship and Tanker Collide18h Updated Rescuers Seek 10 Missing Sailors After U.S. Navy Ship and Tanker Collide
The New York Times
A crash involving the destroyer John S. McCain near Singapore raises questions about Navy safety two months after a similar collision killed seven people.
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18h The day the sun disappeared
CNN
It's not fake news; it's good news. It's a story that could eclipse all other stories.
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Cosmic! Millions watch total eclipse in the US18h Cosmic! Millions watch total eclipse in the US
Sky News
Millions of people looked on as the Moon blocked out the Sun in the first total solar eclipse in a century to cross the US.
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Africans Have Heated Views About Rice, Just Ask Mark Zuckerberg19h Africans Have Heated Views About Rice, Just Ask Mark Zuckerberg
The Wall Street Journal
A simmering debate about how to prepare jollof, a favorite West-African dish, prompts a ‘Super Bowl’ between rival nations. ‘Time to crown the real king.’
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In U.S.-Canada Trade Fight, the Border Watches, Warily19h Updated In U.S.-Canada Trade Fight, the Border Watches, Warily
The Wall Street Journal
Proposed U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber are cheering some American sawmills and timberland owners, but businesses that rely on raw materials from north of the border are caught in the middle.
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19h Updated Suspected driver in Barcelona attack shot and killed: Police
ABC News
Younes Abouyaaqoub was named in the attack that killed 13 and injured scores.
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Kremlin Names Veteran Diplomat as Ambassador to the U.S.19h Kremlin Names Veteran Diplomat as Ambassador to the U.S.
The New York Times
The new envoy, Anatoly I. Antonov, who is under European Union sanctions, replaces one dogged by controversy over his meetings with Trump advisers.
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19h Updated PHOTOS: First look at the solar eclipse from Oregon
ABC News
Photos from one of the first places in the U.S. to see the 2017 solar eclipse.
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19h Updated Girl named Eclipse born on day of total solar eclipse
ABC News
A baby girl born today in South Carolina hours before the solar eclipse has been legally named Eclipse.
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20h Updated Total solar eclipse: Weather forecast for path of totality
ABC News
Whether or not you see Monday's total solar eclipse depends entirely on the weather and clear skies.
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J&J hit with $417m bill in talc cancer claim20h J&J hit with $417m bill in talc cancer claim
Sky News
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a woman $417m (£323m) in the latest cancer compensation case relating to its talc-based products.
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20h How to safely view the total solar eclipse
ABC News
Here's how to safely watch the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017.
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20h Updated How Trump has divided his time between the White House and Trump properties
ABC News
Trump has visited his properties on 76 of his 213 days in office.
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21h The solar eclipse is here
CNN
It's not fake news; it's good news. It's a story that could eclipse all other stories.
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Chinese Automaker Sets Its Sights on Jeep21h Updated Chinese Automaker Sets Its Sights on Jeep
The New York Times
A deal would give Great Wall Motor a foothold abroad and help China become an industry force. But Jeep’s parent said there had been no overtures.
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21h Everything to know about the total solar eclipse
ABC News
Here's everything you need to know about the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, including where, when and how to watch the celestial phenomenon.
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Spanish Police Shoot Suspected Terror Van Driver Near Barcelona21h Spanish Police Shoot Suspected Terror Van Driver Near Barcelona
The Wall Street Journal
Spanish authorities said on Monday police shot the man they suspect of being the driver in Thursday’s attack in Barcelona, after confronting him outside the city wearing what appeared to be an explosive vest.
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21h How to take photos of the total solar eclipse with a smartphone
ABC News
You don't have to be a professional photographer with expensive equipment to take good photos of the total solar eclipse. All you need is a little effort and preparation.
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Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Shot, Police Say21h Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Shot, Police Say
The New York Times
Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, had been the target of an international search. He was shot in Subirats, a town west of Barcelona.
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22h Updated 1 dead as vehicle rams bus stops in Marseille, France
ABC News
Investigators have ruled out terrorism as a motive for the driver of a van that rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille
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22h Updated Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul
ABC News
The U.S.-led coalition says Iraqi forces have made significant progress as they close in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul
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22h Updated 33 arrested during Boston rally protest heading to court
ABC News
Thirty-three people taken into custody in Boston during a counterprotest of a small, conservative "free speech rally" over the weekend are headed to court this week.
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22h Updated Barcelona manhunt: Suspect wearing potential explosive vest shot down
CNN
The man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring 120 others when he plowed his van into crowds of people in Barcelona on Thursday has been identified by Catalan authorities as Younes Abouyaaqoub.
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10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Navy Destroyer, Merchant Ship Collide22h Updated 10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Navy Destroyer, Merchant Ship Collide
The Wall Street Journal
The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was on its way to a port call in Singapore before the collision, making it the second U.S. Navy destroyer accident in two months.
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Police Shoot Suspect Near Barcelona; Toll From Attacks Rises to 1522h Police Shoot Suspect Near Barcelona; Toll From Attacks Rises to 15
The New York Times
The suspect, who appeared to be wearing an explosive vest, was shot in Subirats, a town west of Barcelona.
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22h Updated South Korea and U.S. Begin Drills as North Warns of Rising Tensions
The New York Times
North Korea, calling the joint exercises a rehearsal for real war, said the drills would escalate tensions on the peninsula.
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23h Updated Ohio judge shot outside courthouse
ABC News
The judge's condition was not immediately clear.
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23h Updated Putin appoints new ambassador to the US
ABC News
Anatoly Antonov will replace Sergey Kislyak.
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23h Man shot dead in hunt for Barcelona van driver
Sky News
Police hunting the driver of a van that killed 13 people in a terror attack on Barcelona have shot and killed a man in a suicide vest.
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Spanish Authorities Confirm Identity of Van Driver in Barcelona Attack23h Spanish Authorities Confirm Identity of Van Driver in Barcelona Attack
The Wall Street Journal
Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is also accused of stabbing to death a bystander and stealing his car, is the target of a massive manhunt, the interior minister of Spain’s Catalonia region says.
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24h WATCH: Everything you need to know about the total solar eclipse
ABC News
A total solar eclipse will cross the contiguous U.S. for the first time in 38 years today.
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Afghan Insurgents Gaining as Trump Rolls Out War Plan24h Afghan Insurgents Gaining as Trump Rolls Out War Plan
The New York Times
Khamab District, in northern Jawzjan province, was the sixth place in the country to fall to the Taliban recently, amid a death toll of 30 a day.
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24h Putin appoints new Russian ambassador to the US
ABC News
Anatoly Antonov will replace Sergey Kislyak.
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25h Updated How to make a safe eclipse-viewer for kids from a cereal box
ABC News
How to make a pinhole projector from a cereal box to safely view the total solar eclipse. You don't necessarily need fancy equipment to watch the celestial event.
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25h Barcelona attacker evaded police capture by ramming through checkpoint
CNN
The man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring 120 others when he plowed his van into crowds of people in Barcelona on Thursday has been identified by Catalan authorities as Younes Abouyaaqoub.
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25h Suspected driver in Barcelona attack that killed 13 identified, still at large
ABC News
Younes Abouyaaqoub has been named in the attack that killed 13 and injured many.
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Inventor Says Journalist Died on His Submarine and He Buried Her at Sea25h Inventor Says Journalist Died on His Submarine and He Buried Her at Sea
The New York Times
Peter Madsen of Denmark has been charged with the involuntary manslaughter of Kim Wall, a Swedish reporter.
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News Analysis: Talk of ‘Preventive War’ Rises in White House Over North Korea25h Updated News Analysis: Talk of ‘Preventive War’ Rises in White House Over North Korea
The New York Times
In a departure from their predecessors, some in the Trump administration have surmised that Cold War-style containment will not work and that a military option is available.
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25h Updated One dead after car runs into bus stops in Marseille
CNN
One person has died after a car ran into two bus shelters in the southern French city of Marseille, the city's police force told CNN.
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First Round of Nafta Talks Reveals Early Friction26h Updated First Round of Nafta Talks Reveals Early Friction
The Wall Street Journal
The U.S., Mexico and Canada completed the opening round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, but tensions over certain areas signaled tough bargaining ahead.
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26h Updated Police name driver of Barcelona van attack still on the run
CNN
The man suspected of killing 13 people and injuring 120 others when he plowed his van into crowds of people in Barcelona on Thursday has been identified by Catalan authorities as Younes Abouyaaqoub.
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President Buhari Returns to Nigeria, Facing Serious Challenges26h President Buhari Returns to Nigeria, Facing Serious Challenges
The New York Times
The president spent months abroad on medical leave as his country tries to dig out of recession while fighting a brutal war against Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group.
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Barbie bomb plot to blow up plane foiled26h Barbie bomb plot to blow up plane foiled
Sky News
A plot to blow up a plane with explosives hidden inside a large Barbie doll was foiled thanks to Lebanon's security services.
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Operations Against Islamic State Spotlight Competing U.S. Priorities26h Updated Operations Against Islamic State Spotlight Competing U.S. Priorities
The Wall Street Journal
A disparate collection of forces have launched two separate offensives against Islamic State, solidifying a de-facto alliance between longtime opponents Iran and the U.S. to drive the group from the last remaining territory it holds.
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26h Suspected driver in Barcelona attack that killed 13 identified
ABC News
Younes Abouyaaqoub has been named in the attack that killed 13 and injured many.
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26h Another Afghan District Falls as Trump Prepares to Roll Out War Plan
The New York Times
Khamab District, in the northern province of Jawzjan, was the sixth place in the country to fall to the Taliban in the past month.
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Finland Attack Suspect, a Moroccan Youth, Faces Murder Charges26h Finland Attack Suspect, a Moroccan Youth, Faces Murder Charges
The New York Times
The authorities said they had been tipped off about the 18-year-old, identified as Abderrahman Mechkah, but the information had not been treated as a priority.
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27h Updated US Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas
ABC News
The U.S. Embassy in Russia says it will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff
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27h Updated WATCH: Hi-tech ways to experience the eclipse
ABC News
NASA will offer live video coverage using special planes, telescopes, hot air balloons, and the International Space Station.
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Imam in Spanish Town Emerges as Suspect in Barcelona Attack29h Imam in Spanish Town Emerges as Suspect in Barcelona Attack
The Wall Street Journal
Police focused on Moroccan national Abdelbaki Es Satty, who until recently led a mosque in Ripoll, Spain, hometown of many of the 11 other suspects in last week’s terrorism.
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29h One dead after car hits Marseille bus shelters
Sky News
One person has died and another injured after a car crashed into two bus shelters in the French city of Marseille.
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Imam in Spanish Town Emerges as Suspect in Barcelona Attack29h Updated Imam in Spanish Town Emerges as Suspect in Barcelona Attack
The Wall Street Journal
Police focused on Moroccan national Abdelbaki Es Satty, who until recently led a mosque in Ripoll, Spain, hometown of many of the 11 other suspects in last week’s terrorism.
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30h Updated Total solar eclipse: US braces for rare astronomical event
ABC News
From Oregon to South Carolina, a total solar eclipse on Monday will arc across the contiguous United States and darken the sky above.
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30h Updated Manhunt intensifies in Spain for suspected final cell member
ABC News
Spanish authorities have confirmed the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and say that he's the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large
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10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker Off Singapore30h Updated 10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker Off Singapore
The New York Times
The John S. McCain was traveling to a port in Singapore when it collided with a merchant vessel in the Strait of Malacca, the Navy said.
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Kremlin Envoy Played Central Role in Eastern Ukraine30h Updated Kremlin Envoy Played Central Role in Eastern Ukraine
The Wall Street Journal
When American envoy Kurt Volker meets his Russian counterpart to try to restore peace in eastern Ukraine, the man sitting across the table will be no ordinary diplomat. Vladislav Surkov, is a powerful Kremlin adviser who has played a central role in managing pro-Russia separatist fighters, according to former rebel leaders and Ukrainian and Western officials.
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31h Updated 10 missing after US destroyer collision
CNN
Ten US Navy sailors are missing after a US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore early Monday, the fourth accident in Asian waters involving a US warship in 2017.
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32h Updated Mass protests in Hong Kong after jailing
CNN
Tens of thousands of people braved blazing summer heat Sunday to join a march in Hong Kong protesting the jailing of three pro-democracy leaders for their involvement in the 2014 "Umbrella Movement."
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32h Updated Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark
ABC News
It's the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast-to-coast in the US since 1918.
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Barcelona Attack Suspects Had Ties to Imam Linked to ISIS32h Updated Barcelona Attack Suspects Had Ties to Imam Linked to ISIS
The New York Times
The imam, Abdelbaki Essati, brought the young men under his influence in their mountain town of Ripoll, even though few of them regularly attended mosque.
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33h Updated Hurricane Kenneth powers up in Pacific far off Mexico coast
ABC News
Hurricane Kenneth has formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast and quickly grown into a major storm, while people in the Caribbean are keeping watch for the possible reemergence of a tropical storm
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